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Gordon Hensley named Dayco’s senior vice president of RD&E and program management
September 8, 2015 by CARS Magazine

Gordon Hensley has joined Dayco as senior vice president of research, development and engineering (RD&E) and program management. Hensley, possessing the proven ability to build high-performance teams and manage complex relationships with OEMs and supply chains, joins Dayco with more

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BFGoodrich introduces new extended warranty
September 3, 2015 by CARS Magazine

BFGoodrich Commercial Truck Tires is introducing an extended warranty for its commercial truck tires and casings, effective on claims filed on or after Sept. 1, 2015. Reflecting the brand’s proven performance, the warranty coverage against defects in workmanship and materials

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Uni-Select Announces the Acquisition of Duncan Auto Parts Ltd.
September 2, 2015 by CARS Magazine

Uni-Select Inc. has completed the acquisition, through one of its subsidiaries, of the assets of Duncan Auto Parts Ltd. This acquisition expands Uni-Select’s reach in Pacific Canada. Duncan Auto Parts Ltd., a long-term customer of Uni-Select, has been a well-reputed

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Toyota to buy 13 million air-bag inflators
August 31, 2015 by Allan Janssen

In a bid to reduce its risk from potentially lethal air-bag inflators supplied by Takata Corp., Toyota Motor Corp. has agreed to buy air-bag inflators from parts maker Nippon Kayaku Co. The Japanese carmaker has asked the second-tier supplier to

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Trico wins Subaru of America Silver Supplier Excellence Award
August 27, 2015 by Allan Janssen

Trico Products Corporation has received a Silver rating in the Subaru of America Supplier Program. Subaru of America implements an annual supplier rating program to monitor and improve the supplier base in order to maintain the highest quality of products

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Rotary Lift receives U.S. Patent for Trio Three-Stage Lift Arms
August 24, 2015 by CARS Magazine

Rotary Lift has been granted United States patent 8,973,712 for its Trio vehicle lift arms. Trio arms have up to a 20 percent greater reach than traditional lift arms, so they can be used to service a wider range of

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ACDelco launches Connection Promotion
August 14, 2015 by CARS Magazine

ACDelco has launched a new Connection Promotion that focuses on Advantage Bearings. The promotion is open to all active Connection users. Qualifying Independent Service Centres can receive Ultimate Dining Card gift cards with their purchase of ACDelco Advantage Bearings. ACDelco says

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Wells Manufacturing adopts Wells Vehicle Electronics name
August 13, 2015 by CARS Magazine

Wells Manufacturing, L.P. has officially adopted the Wells Vehicle Electronics, L.P. name as its corporate identify. The change was made following the acquisition of the Wells business by global ignition products manufacturer NGK Spark Plug Co., Ltd. Wells is a

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Mas Industries expands corporate headquarters
August 13, 2015 by CARS Magazine

Mas Industries has just completed an expansion of its corporate headquarters, tripling it in size. The expansion was in response to a dramatic increase in demand for premium aftermarket chassis parts. Already a LEED Silver certified building, the Mas Industries

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BFGoodrich Tires announces safety recall
August 12, 2015 by CARS Magazine

BFGoodrich Tires has recalled approximately 129,000 tires that were sold in the U.S., Canada and Mexico. Approximately 6,400 of the recalled tires were sold in the Canadian market. These tires are primarily found on commercial light trucks, as well as

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BFGoodrich celebrates 1 million All-Terrain T/A KO2 sales in North America
August 10, 2015 by CARS Magazine

BFGoodrich Tires has sold more than 1 million All-Terrain T/A KO2 tires in North America, less than eight months after launching in the market. BFGoodrich says its KO2 delivers exceptional toughness, tread life and traction for traversing the harshest conditions,

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Dayco adds interactive routing guides to its online catalog
August 6, 2015 by CARS Magazine

Dayco has added interactive routing guides to its North American Aftermarket website. This latest online feature, following Dayco’s 360 degree part images, VIN scanning and license plate parts look-up, gives end-users a more efficient way to find replacements parts. “We have taken